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Are those hand sanitizers ok on delicate skin? Seems like there are tiny cracks when I use it too much.
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Dr. Maureen Mays
Clinical Lipidology
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In brief: Alcohol based.
Most 'hand sanitizers' are alcohol based - not the kind you drink, but rubbing alcohol which kills most germs.
As anyone who uses them on a regular basis will tell you, they do dry out the skin. Try to wash with soap and water every once in a while, then apply a good skin cream to your hands. It will help a bit.

In brief: Alcohol based.
Most 'hand sanitizers' are alcohol based - not the kind you drink, but rubbing alcohol which kills most germs.
As anyone who uses them on a regular basis will tell you, they do dry out the skin. Try to wash with soap and water every once in a while, then apply a good skin cream to your hands. It will help a bit.
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